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Two Pupils Found Dead After Heavy Rain In Lagos

Two male students of a private secondary school were picked up dead in the flood after a heavy rain in Alagbado area of Lagos on Thursday, witnesses confirmed. The witnesses said the boys were found floating on water at Casso Bus Stop on Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway by shop owners and people waiting to board vehicles to their destinations. Some commercial motorcycle …

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Oba Of Benin To Pay Libya Returnees Stipend

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin has offered to pay Libya returnees in the state a stipend of N20,000 monthly. The monarch on Wednesday said N4.6 million would be paid to 78 returnees in three months as part of his support for them. He also said that those who had acquired skills, under the state …

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Fake MLK Award to Buhari: Presidency urged to arrest Abike Dabiri and others  

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the immediate arrest of Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa and other Presidency officials for the embarrassment caused the nation by the false claim that the family of human rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr, conferred an award on President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Pope Francis did not say there is no hell – Vatican

On Thursday the Holy See stated that a reported interview between Pope Francis and an Italian journalist, which claims the Pope denied the existence of hell, should not be considered an accurate depiction of Francis’ words, but the author’s own “reconstruction.”

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Man Beheads Woman Inside Bush

The police in Enugu State have commenced investigation into the alleged beheading of a lady, Susana Enejere, by a man in Ugbene Ajima, Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of the state. Ebere Amaraizu, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, who disclosed this in a statement in Enugu on Thursday, said the killing took place on Monday. “It was gathered that the …

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Chinese arraigned for attempting to smuggle $.3m out of Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned a Chinese national, Li Yanping, before Justice Babatunde Quadri of a Federal High Court, Abuja, for allegedly concealing the sum of $300,000 (N108m) while attempting to board a flight to Dubai. The EFCC said in a statement that Yanping failed to inform the officers of the Nigerian Customs Service as required by …

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